Independent Stave Company
  • 07-Feb-2020 to 07-Apr-2020 (CST)
  • Human Resources
  • Salem, IN, USA
  • Based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits: Competitive hourly pay based on experience, Continuing education, 401K, Insurance after 90 days, Cafeteria Plan Including Dental, Vision, Short Term/Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance, Paid Vacation after 90 days

The Job

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to be our Hiring/HR Generalist. A successful candidate will possess outstanding analytical and communication skills. In this role, you will undertake a wide range of HR tasks focusing on hiring, on-boarding, organizing training for new hires, administering employee benefits and leaves, and a variety of other tasks to provide excellent employer services to our employees.   Familiarity with Kronos and applicant tracking systems are a plus to assist you with your day to day tasks. In your role as the HR Generalist, you'll act as the main point of contact for employees' queries on HR-related topics, focusing on keeping all shifts staffed fully.

The goal is to ensure the HR department's operations will be running smoothly and effectively to deliver maximum value to all shifts at Blue River Wood Products and Independent Stave Company as a whole.

Schedule: Monday through Friday. The starting times are flexible since this position is required to spend time working with both day and night shifts. This role does involve overtime and some weekends, if necessary.


  • Assist with all internal and external HR related matters.
  • Make sure employee records are up-to-date and confidential.
  • Recommend strategies to motivate employees.
  • Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, attending career fairs, conducting reference checks,
  • Investigate complaints brought forward by employees.
  • Coordinate employee development plans and performance management.
  • Perform orientations and update records of new staff.
  • Manage the organization's employee database and prepare reports.
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activity.
  • Keep up to date with the latest HR trends and best practices.


  • 2 years of experience as an HR Assistant or Recruiter
  • Efficient HR administration and people management skills.
  • Approachable and appropriate behavior when interacting with personnel at all levels in a quickly changing environment
  • Excellent record-keeping skills.
  • Knowledge of HR functions and best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Works comfortably under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  • Superb computer literacy with capability in email, MS Office, and related HR software.
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.

Independent Stave Company offers attractive, competitive compensation and benefits including, medical, dental, life, paid vacation, 401k, and continuing education.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform substance abuse testing and background verification checks as permitted by state law.

Independent Stave Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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